For anyone studying Shakespeare’s Hamlet for the 2012 Leaving Certificate, here’s a video describing the play in plain English. For those of you who don’t enjoy Shakespear try to understand the story in plain English and summarise you thoughts like this. Then it’s just a matter of learning some of the key quotes and being able to put them into context in answers that you provide on the day. One year to learn 10 quotes and have a good understanding of the overall story. Simples!